In 2011, Wilson County, Tennessee, had a chlamydia prevalence rate of 218 for every 100,000 people. In 2013, there were ninety-one HIV cases in the county and the HIV prevalence rate was ninety per 100,000 people.
Chlamydia was the most common STD in Wilson County, Tennesee in 2011, with 254 active cases in the county.
Wilson County residents have many locations to choose from for STD testing. The Tennessee Department of Health (Wilson County Health Department) on East Baddour Pkwy and the Salvus Center Incorporated (Gallatin Salvus Center) on Hartsville Pike are both options for testing.
County residents can also receive STD testing at the Rutherford County Health Department (North Rutherford Clinic) on David Collins Drive. The HOPE Family Health (Macon Westside Clinic) on New Hwy 52 West, is also a testing option.
STD testing is also provided at My House Center for Gay and Bisexual Men on Metroplex Drive as well as the Tennessee Department of Health (Sumner County Health Department) on New Shackle Island Road.
Free STD testing may also be offered at various location in the county, however, these locations may offer limited tests and have limited hours of operation. These locations also might not offer walk-in services or medical consultation.
Other free testing locations may not have an option for advanced appointment scheduling and people that test positive for STD’s may not have access to prescriptions for medication. In addition, many of the tests offered may not provide comprehensive test results.